Transmission Services for 2003 Mitsubishi Montero

Service Schedule for 2003 Mitsubishi Montero

Not sure when your 2003 Montero is due for its next transmission service?

What’s the Importance of Your 2003 Montero’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2003 Mitsubishi Montero transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Mitsubishi Montero transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Montero at all.

Mitsubishi Transmission Recommendations for 2003 Monteros

Your Montero’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Mitsubishi. Specifically, Mitsubishi recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2003 Mitsubishi Monteros at certain intervals with Mitsubishi-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2003 Montero services and perform them according to Mitsubishi-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Montero’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Mitsubishi Montero Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Mitsubishi Montero transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Montero's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2003 Mitsubishi Montero Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Mitsubishi? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Mitsubishi tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my Montero's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Mitsubishi Montero’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Mitsubishi's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Mitsubishi Montero’s Transmission Some TLC

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.